What Is the Value of Different Zika Vaccination Strategies to Prevent and Mitigate Zika Outbreaks?

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 220, Issue 6, 15 September 2019
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/220/6

 

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What Is the Value of Different Zika Vaccination Strategies to Prevent and Mitigate Zika Outbreaks?
Sarah M Bartsch, Lindsey Asti, Sarah N Cox, David P Durham, Samuel Randall
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 220, Issue 6, 15 September 2019, Pages 920–931, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiy688
We simulated various vaccination strategies to mitigate Zika outbreaks in Honduras, Brazil, and Puerto Rico. While vaccinating everyone naturally averted the most cases, specifically targeting women of childbearing age or young adults was the most cost-effective and even provided cost savings.